POOCHIE – A1112780
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My name is POOCHIE. My Animal ID # is A1112780.
I am a female tan and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/22/2017 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Poochie A1112780 was placed At Risk for medical reasons, hearworm positive- please see notes below
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/25/2017 Exam Type VET STATEMENT – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 37.0 LBS.
Was heartworm positive on intake; retested today to confirm; ran general bw and also took CXR HWT-positive CBC/chem-overall normal CXR-cardiomegaly with possible R atrial enlargement; mild diffuse bronchiole pattern; pulmonary vessels prominent S/O-reported soft stool, otherwise doing well BAR, sweet girl! mm pk, sl tacky; CRT <2 sec grade IV heart murmur soft, nonpainful abdomen several small healing wounds over dorsum and L hip A Heart murmur Heartworm disease Soft stool-r/o stress vs other P Rec’d full cardiac evaluation prior to hw treatment Rec’d starting doxycycline, prednisone concurrently with heartworm preventative (either Advantage multi or Heartgard) and following up with immiticide injections (day 60, 90, 91) based on American Heartworm Society guidelines Monitor stool-if progresses, then start metronidazole prognosis: fair to good
05/22/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/22/17 03:37 Dog allowed touching
05/24/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Seriously? Can this pocket pittie be any cuter or any sweeter? A little peanut in a tan coat, her snaggle tooth is beyond adorable, adding a charm and cuteness to her overall look that made me swoon. We (really, she) attracts a ton of attention as we walk to the park, and after going potty, Poochie’s tail wags as she looks up at everyone we pass, wanting to make new friends. Poochie loves treats, so getting her to pose for some pictures was easy, she takes them gently and then looks up with her soft round eyes ready for more. Resist her? No way! When I sat down on the bench to take some notes she hopped up to sit beside me, nimble and spry, and I was impressed! The bench is so much taller than she is. Poochie is alert, gives kisses, shows off her sit for a treat, and is a tiny morsel of cuteness. In her first playgroup with a male, she offered some bows to solicit play, and then kept to herself. Miss Poochie has a couple of medical issues for which she needs vet care, but she’s such a serious WOW, that you’ll want to move mountains for her. Come see for yourself and tuck her in your pocket (she’s almost small enough).
05/23/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/22/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/23/17 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, closed mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Poochie displayed no concerning behaviors and was social throughout her assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 5/23: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog Poochie approaches cautiously at first, then offers polite greeting. She briefly bows playfully to solicit. She otherwise keeps to herself. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/22/17 During his initial medical exam, Poochie was social and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Poochie so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
05/23/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/23: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog Poochie approaches cautiously at first, then offers polite greeting. She briefly bows playfully to solicit. She otherwise keeps to herself. 5/24: Poochie is soft and polite while interacting. She offers strong correction for mounting.
05/22/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 5- years Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : brought in by police as a stray Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – friendly, energetic but gentle; allows handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – Evidence of Trauma seen – Objective BCS 3/9 EENT: AU-copious amount of dark waxy discharge no nasal d/c eyes clear Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRt <2 sec; moderate tartar build up PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: grade IV-V/VI heart murmur ABD: soft, nonpainful U/G: female; prominent nipples and vulva MSI: thin BCS small patch of alopecia with mild ulceration/crusting on L thigh healing abrasion at base of L ear CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment 1. Heart murmur 2. Heartworm disease 3. emaciated 4. otitis externa AU 5. wound on L hip-r/o traumatic vs self induced vs pyoderma vs demodex vs other Plan Flushed ears Apply osurnia AU-2 doses Monitor wound on hip Rec’d CBC/chem Rec’d CXR Rec’d full cardiac work up including BP, echo and ECG prior to treatment with immiticide for HWD Rec’d dental cleaning after cardiac work up and HW treatment is finished Prognosis: fair SURGERY: permanent waiver due to heart murmur
05/23/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS ,
Reported as heartworm positive but VACCINATE record says heartworm neg. Will re-test today as well as doing CBC/chemistry. Assessment from 5/22/17 intake: 1. Heart murmur 2. Heartworm disease 3. emaciated 4. otitis externa AU 5. wound on L hip-r/o traumatic vs self induced vs pyoderma vs demodex vs other Re-running HWT today. If heartworm pos is confirmed, will treat with doxycycline 10 mg/kg PO BID (q12) x30 days prior to melarsomine administration. Will still recommend CXR and echo prior to melarsomine due to heart murmur. 1088
Generated on May 25 2017 6:00PM
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